Letters War of the words

Might doctors follow lawyers in plain English campaign?

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3556 (Published 04 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3556
  1. Daphne Perry, writer and trainer1
  1. 1London SW19, UK
  1. daphne.perry{at}clarifynow.co.uk

Spence’s article has a parallel in the legal world.1

In 1983 the Law Society Gazette published a letter from a surveyor complaining about legalese in leases and asking if they couldn’t be written intelligibly. John Walton, a solicitor working in local government, replied by inviting readers to join him …

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